Senior Officials Meeting On Energy

Brunei Darussalam has come up with three initiatives this year, namely the ASEAN Ministers on Energy Meeting, AMEM, Wide Education and Training Exchanges on the Role of Natural Gas in Advancing a Low-Carbon Energy Transition; ASEAN Energy Establishments and Climate Change Organizations Cooperation on Energy Issues and Establishing ASEAN Energy Interaction Programmes. The three initiatives aim to strengthen AMEM cooperation in fostering economic growth and sustainable development for the lives of the ASEAN peoples.

Speaking at the Opening Ceremony of the Senior Officials Meeting on Energy, SOME, Pengiran Haji Jamra Weira bin Pengiran Haji Petra, Deputy Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Energy in his capacity as Senior Official on Energy Leader for Brunei Darussalam said that the country believes through the proposed initiatives will add value and give strong momentum to the implementation of the first year of the ASEAN Plan of Action for Energy Cooperation, APAEC Phase 2: 2021 to 2025 in advancing the low-carbon energy transition agenda in AMEM, strengthen and improve the close nexus between energy and climate issues, and more importantly, crucial in fostering a sense of community amongst the peoples within the ASEAN energy establishments. The SOME and Its Associated Meetings held its 39th iteration via virtual starting yesterday until the 17th of June. The meeting was attended by ASEAN Member States, Dialogue Partners and International Organisations.

Source: Radio Television Brunei